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Can Animals Predict An Earthquakes Before They Happen?

It isn’t terribly uncommon for some animals to predict storms, but is it possible for them to predict, let’s say, an earthquake? Japanese Oarfish are rarely seen, but when they are, it’s when they wash up on shore just days before an earthquake, making researchers question if there’s a connection.

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From barking at the sky to abstaining from sex, Anthony explains what certain animals do when they’re ‘predicting’ a major storm or event, and why they do it.Can Oarfish Predict Earthquakes?“Finding a giant oarfish washed up on the beach is a rare occurrence since the fish is a deepwater species that’s rarely seen at all.”

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